Associates List

NAME

INSTITUTIONAL AFFILIATION

TITLE/POSITION

TITLE OF RESEARCH PROJECT

ALLGIRE,
NIKITA

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

GRADUATE STUDENT

MINDING THE GAP: A HISTORY OF PSYCHOANALYSIS IN THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION

BENJAMIN,
TOVA

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY

GRADUATE STUDENT

RUSSIAN JEWS IN COURTS AND PRISONS, 1860-1920

BISKUPSKA, JADWIGA

SAM HOUSTON STATE UNIVERSITY

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

WITH A GUN TO THE HEAD: WARSAW’S ELITE UNDER NAZI OCCUPATION, 1939-1944

BLASING,
MOLLY

UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

CREATIVITY ON THE MARGINS: A CULTURAL HISTORY OF TARUSA

BRATCHER, ABIGAIL

UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO

GRADUATE STUDENT

SOIL SCIENCE ON THE KAZAKH STEPPE

CAFFEE,
NAOMI

REED
COLLEGE

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

THE DEVIL AND THE MULLAH: SATIRICAL PERSONAE AND IDENTITY POLITICS IN THE SOUTH CAUCASUS, 1905-1921

CAMERON, SARAH

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, COLLEGE PARK

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

THE ARAL SEA: CLIMATE, SOCIETY, AND STATE POWER IN RUSSIAN AND SOVIET CENTRAL ASIA

CEBALLOS, LINDSAY

LAFAYETTE COLLEGE

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

DOSTOEVSKY’S DISCIPLES: RELIGION AND NATIONAL IDEOLOGY IN RUSSIAN CULTURE, 1881-1913

CLAY,

EUGENE

ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

RETHINKING RUSSIAN MODERNITY: RELIGION, POWER, AND FREEDOM IN A MODERNIZING RUSSIA, 1905-2020

CONROY,
SHAWN

THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY

GRADUATE STUDENT

CREATING A NATION: YOUTH MOBILIZATION AND MASS MEDIA IN POST-SOVIET UKRAINE

CORRADO, SHARYL

PEPPERDINE UNIVERSITY

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

JENNY DE MAYER/EVGENIIA MAIER (1865-1951): SCHOLAR, MISSIONARY, TRANSLATOR, AND MENTAL PATIENT

CRATE,
SUSAN

GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY

PROFESSOR

ENGAGING INTERDISCIPLINARITY TO BOLSTER ADAPTATION, INFORM POLICY AND EFFECTIVELY COMMUNICATE ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE FROM LOCAL TO GLOBAL

DOUCETTE, COURTNEY

STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK AT OSWEGO

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

PERESTROIKA: THE LAST ATTEMPT TO CREATE THE NEW SOVIET PERSON

DUKHANOVA, DIANA

COLLEGE OF THE HOLY CROSS

LECTURER

RECONSTRUCTING THE PATRIARCHY IN POST-SOVIET RUSSIA: CHURCH AND STATE ACTORS

FARROW, LEE (SRL 2021 PARTICIPANT)

AUBURN UNIVERSITY AT MONTGOMERY

PROFESSOR

EMMELINE PANKHURST IN RUSSIA, 1917

HITZTALER, STEPHANIE

UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI (FORMERLY)

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER

SEEING THE FOREST FOR THE TREES AND THE PEOPLE: AN INTEGRATED LOOK AT THE SOCIO-BIOPHYSICAL LANDSCAPES OF CENTRAL KAMCHATKA’S BOREAL ZONE

HOFMANN,
ERIN

UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

MARRIAGE, FAMILY, AND WOMEN’S LABOR MIGRATION FROM KYRGYZSTAN

HOLC,
JANINE

LOYOLA UNIVERSITY MARYLAND

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

BIRTHING THE POLISH NATION: THE ROLE OF BIO-HUMANISM IN RECENT POLISH POPULIST POLICY AND DISCOURSE

KASIANENKO, NATALIIA
(SRL 2021 PARTICIPANT)

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, FRESNO

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

“WE ARE ONE PEOPLE”: IDENTITY CONSTRUCTION IN THE OCCUPIED DONBAS

KEFELI,
AGNES

ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY

LECTURER

ESOTERICISM IN POST-SOVIET TATARSTAN

KIENITZ,
OTTO

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY

GRADUATE STUDENT

LEGACIES OF LOCAL REPRESENTATION UNDER AUTOCRACY: CIVIC CULTURE AND ZEMSTVO GOVERNANCE IN THE RUSSIAN EMPIRE

KOHEN,
HILAH

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA

GRADUATE STUDENT

WOMEN’S WORDS AND THE CONTEMPORARY REVITALIZATION OF THE CAUCASIAN JEWISH LANGUAGE JUHURI

LAFAVOR,
LYDIA

AUBURN UNIVERSITY

GRADUATE STUDENT

THE STING OF STRELAS: SOVIET AND NON-SOVIET PROLIFERATION OF SHOULDER-FIRED AIR DEFENCE TECHNOLOGY, 1969-1989

LEAVER,
BETTY LOU

DEFENSE LANGUAGE INSTITUTE

PROVOST, RETIRED

ROOTS AND GROWTH OF A TRANSFORMATIVE PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION IN RUSSIA

LEGER, CHRISTOPHER

TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY

GRADUATE STUDENT

THE SOVIET PRESS AND LABOR: PUBLIC PRESTIGE FROM 1945-1964

LEIGH,
MICHELE

 

INDEPENDENT SCHOLAR

WOMEN’S WORK: AN EXPLORATION OF FEMALE LABOR AT THE KHANZHONKOV STUDIO

MAIOROVA, OLGA (SRL 2021 PARTICIPANT)

UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

TOLSTOY AGAINST DARWIN

MILLER, MELISSA

UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

WORKING GROUP ON DARWIN IN RUSSIA

NAFZIGER, STEVEN

WILLIAMS COLLEGE

PROFESSOR

FREEING SERFS AND FINANCING CORPORATE INDUSTRIALIZATION IN IMPERIAL RUSSIA

NEALY,
JAMES (SRL 2021 PARTICIPANT)

DUKE UNIVERSITY

GRADUATE STUDENT

THE SHCHEKINO METHOD: SOVIET MODERNITY AND LABOR, 1960S – 1980S

ORENGO, SERENITY STANTON

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS URBANA-CHAMPAIGN

GRADUATE STUDENT

TRANSGRESSIVE WOMEN AND BAD MOTHERS: ALTERNATIVES TO TRADITIONAL MATERNITY IN THE RUSSIAN LITERARY CONTEXT

ORTE,
PETER
(SRL 2021 PARTICIPANT)

INDEPENDENT SCHOLAR

LECTURER

AZERBAIJANI LITERATURE IN MANY WORLDS: AKRAM AYLISLI

OSTERMAN, LAURA OLSON (SRL 2021 PARTICIPANT)

UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO, BOULDER

PROFESSOR

GENERATIONAL CHANGES IN WOMEN’S REPRODUCTIVE CYCLE TRADITIONS IN CONTEMPORARY RUSSIAN VILLAGES

PERRIN, CHARLES

KENNESAW STATE UNIVERSITY

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

FORGOTTEN PRISONERS OF THE TSAR: EAST PRUSSIAN DEPORTEES IN RUSSIA DURING WORLD WAR I

PETERSON, MAYA

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA CRUZ

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

“CLIMATE CHANGE AND RIVER DIVERSION: A COMPARISON OF THE SIBERIAN RIVER DIVERSION SCHEMES AND MAWAPA” AND “A MEDICAL HISTORY OF KUMYS”

PETRICEVIC, VANJA

FLORIDA GULF COAST UNIVERSITY

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

SOLDIERING ON: SOCIAL CAPITAL FORMATION AMONG WAR VETERANS IN POST-CONFLICT BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

RETISH,
AARON

WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY

ASSOCIATE
PROFESSOR

GENDER IN MODERN RUSSIA, 1850 TO PRESENT

RIEGG,
STEPHEN
(SRL 2021 PARTICIPANT)

TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

WESTERNERS IN THE TSAR’S EAST: EUROPEAN LIVES IN IMPERIAL RUSSIA’S CAUCASUS

RODINA,
ELENA

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY

LECTURER

GENDER AND MEDIA IN THE NORTH CAUCASUS: A CASE STUDY OF GENDER REPRESENTATIONS IN DAGESTANI POST-SOVIET PUBLIC SPHERE

SMITH-PETER, SUSAN

COLLEGE OF STATEN ISLAND/CUNY

PROFESSOR

WRITING THE HISTORY OF RUSSIAN REGIONALISM

SODERSTROM, MARK

AURORA UNIVERSITY

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

ENLIGHTENING THE LAND OF MIDNIGHT: PETER SLOVTSOV, IVAN KALASHNIKOV, AND THE SAGA OF RUSSIAN SIBERIA

SPECK,
CARY

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AMHERST

GRADUATE STUDENT

GENDER AND OSTALGIA IN LATE/POST-SOCIALIST ENVIRONMENTAL AND FOOD ACTIVISM

STEINBRUECK, KARIN

NATIONAL LOUIS UNIVERSITY

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

THE DECADE OF DISASTERS: WHAT THE CEAUSCESCU REGIME LEARNED FROM DISASTER RESPONSE IN THE 1970S

STEINWEDEL, CHARLES

NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY

PROFESSOR

SUGAR, WEALTH, AND POWER IN RUSSIA AND THE WORLD, 1861-1924

TAYLOR,
MARIA

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, SEATTLE

LECTURER

TREES AND TOXICS IN SOVIET TOWN PLANNING

THORSTENSSON, VICTORIA

NAZARBAYEV UNIVERSITY

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

“ANTI-DARWINISM AS ANTI-NIHILISM: BOLESLAV MARKEVICH AND CONSERVATIVE RESPONSES TO DARWINISM” AND “MARKEVICH AND THE ‘POSITIVE DIRECTION’ IN RUSSIAN LITERATURE”

WINEGAR-SCHULTZ, ZOSHA

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA

GRADUATE STUDENT

MOTHERLAND: SOCIAL MEDIA AND GENDER IN POST-SOVIET RUSSIA

ZAVISCA,
JANE

UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

HOUSING AND SOCIETAL STABILITY IN CENTRAL EURASIA: SPOUSAL INEQUALITIES AT WORK AND AT HOME

GASIMOVA,
TURKAY

EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY INSTITUTE

RESEARCHER

SEEING THE INVISIBLE: REPRESENTATION OF AZERI WOMEN BOTH IN FICTION AND REALITY

GAIDAI, OLEKSANDRA

UKRAINIAN INSTITUTE

PROGRAMME MANAGER

MINDING THE GAP: NARRATING UKRAINIAN EXPERIENCE OF THE 1990S IN WESTERN AND POST-SOVIET ACADEMIA

KOSKINA,
MARIIA

BINGHAMTON UNIVERSITY

GRADUATE STUDENT

NATURE AS ENEMY, MYSTERY, AND TREASURE TROVE: SOVIET DEVELOPMENT AND ENVIRONMENTALISM IN EASTERN SIBERIA

KAZI,
KHURRAM
(SRL 2021 PARTICIPANT)

UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA

GRADUATE STUDENT

EXPERIENCES OF MUSLIM SCHOLARS IN KYRGYZSTAN ON PEACEBUILDING AND PREVENTING VIOLENT EXTREMISM (PVE)

LEE,
SEONJEONG

PUSAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY

GRADUATE STUDENT

AN ACOUSTIC STUDY OF SONORITY OF RUSSIAN GLIDE /J/

KARAKUSHEVA, SLAVKA

SOFIA UNIVERSITY ST. KLIMENT OHRIDSKI

GRADUATE STUDENT

MEDIATIZATION OF MEMORY: THE DIGITAL PRACTICES OF REMEMBERING

TALAVER, ALEXANDRA

CENTRAL EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY

GRADUATE STUDENT

“WOMEN SHOULD BE GIVEN THE RIGHT TO DECIDE FOR THEMSELVES”: THE ROLE OF THE SOVIET WOMEN’S COMMITTEE IN GENDER-POLICY MAKING IN THE SOVIET UNION (1945-1991)

LYUBCHENKO, OLENA

YORK
UNIVERSITY

GRADUATE STUDENT

THE GENDER CONTRACT UNDER KHRUSHCHEV: A CASE OF COMPARATIVE BACKWARDNESS

NIPARKO,
LUKASZ

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA-LINCOLN

GRADUATE STUDENT

CIVIL SOCIETY RESPONSE TO THE RISE OF POPULISM AND BACKSLIDING OF DEMOCRACY: A CASE STUDY OF POLAND

PEROVIC,
BOJAN

UNIVERSITY OF HAMBURG

RESEARCHER

WHAT WENT WRONG WITH TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE IN SERBIA?

NIKOLAYENKO, OLENA

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

INVISIBLE REVOLUTIONARIES: WOMEN’S PARTICIPATION IN UKRAINE’S REVOLUTION OF DIGNITY

MATEJAŠEV, SVETOZAR

POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL ZRC SAZU (LJUBLJANA)

GRADUATE STUDENT

THE YUGOSLAVIA READER: VISIONS OF FUTURE IN A YOUTH MAGAZINE POLITIKIN ZABAVNIK (1952-1989)

GELMAN,
YULIA

 

RESEARCHER

NOTES OF THE WITNESS AND PARTICIPANT IN THE FORMATION OF THE CONTEMPORARY ART SCENE IN MOSCOW IN 1990S-2000S

TZENEVA, KAMELIA

CENTRAL EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY

GRADUATE STUDENT

WOMEN WORKERS IN THE TOBACCO INDUSTRY IN BULGARIA BETWEEN THE TWO WORLD WARS: CHALLENGING DOMINANT DISCOURSES OF POWER

VEINBERGA, ILIANA

 

RESEARCHER

FEMALE ARTISTS AND DESIGNERS UNDER COMMUNIST RULE

KLOTS,
ALISSA
(SRL 2021 PARTICIPANT)

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

THE KITCHEN MAID THAT WILL RULE THE STATE: DOMESTIC SERVICE IN THE SOVIET UNION

SABYRRAKHIM, KAMILA

 

INDEPENDENT RESEARCHER

SEMIPALATINSK POLYGON: GENDER PERSPECTIVE ON NEVADA-SEMIPALATINSK ANTI-NUCLEAR MOVEMENT

ANTONELLO, DIANA

UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI PADOVA

GRADUATE STUDENT

‘BESPRIZORNOST’: “THE CHILDREN OF THE STATE” IN THE SOVIET UNION

ANGELE,
ELIAS

UNIVERSITY OF BREMEN

RESEARCHER

CONQUERING THE COLD-HOW INSTITUTIONAL PRACTICES INFLUENCED THE OPENING OF THE SOVIET ARCTIC REGIONS

RUBTCOV, ALEKSEI

EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY AT ST. PETERSBURG

GRADUATE STUDENT

REVOLUTIONARY MOVEMENT AND POLITICAL POLICE IN THE RUSSIAN EMPIRE IN THE 1870S

LEVCHUK, NATALIIA

PTOUKHA INSTITUTE FOR DEMOGRAPHY AND SOCIAL STUDIES, NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF UKRAINE

CHIEF RESEARCHER

EXPLAINING REGIONAL DIFFERENCES IN THE 1932-1934 FAMINE LOSSES IN UKRAINE AND RUSSIA

BEUERLE, BENJAMIN

GERMAN HISTORICAL INSTITUTE MOSCOW

RESEARCHER

CLIMATE CHANGE POLICY IN THE SOVIET UNION AND RUSSIA

KARENIAUSKAITE, MONIKA

VYTAUTAS MAGNUS UNIVERSITY

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN IN 20TH CENTURY LITHUANIA

AUGUSIAK, MICHALINA

UNIVERSITY OF WARSAW

GRADUATE STUDENT

EARLY SOCIAL REPRODUCTION THEORY AND LEFT-FEMINISM IN LATE-IMPERIAL AND INTERWAR POLAND

MANKOVSKAYA, ELIZAVETA

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY

GRADUATE STUDENT

BUILDING THE FUTURE, BUILDING THE SELF: SPACE, LABOR AND AFFECT IN THE LITERATURE OF LATE SOVIET CONSTRUCTION (1960-1970)

HAYRAT,
MUNIRA

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS URBANA-CHAMPAIGN

GRADUATE STUDENT

PARENTS’ INVOLVEMENT IN CHILDREN’S LANGUAGE ACQUISITION PROCESS OF AMERICAN KAZAKH IMMIGRANT FAMILIES

PETROVA, VELISLAVA

SOFIA UNIVERSITY

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

IMAGINED MATERIALITIES OF DIRT AND REALITIES OF WASTE IN THE POST-SOCIALIST WORLD: LEARNING FROM THE CASE OF BULGARIA’S “WASTE CRISIS”

CHEKIROVA,
AJAR (SRL 2021 PARTICIPANT)

LAKE FOREST COLLEGE

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

PROPISKA, MIGRATION, AND CITIZENSHIP IN A POST-SOVIET CITY

BORENSTEIN,
ELIOT (SRL 2021 PARTICIPANT)

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY

PROFESSOR

MEANWHILE, IN RUSSIA…: RUSSIAN MEMES AND VIRAL VIDEO

BYCHKOVA,
OLGA

EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY AT ST. PETERSBURG

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

ENGINEERS’ ATTITUDES TOWARDS NATURE AND EARTH IN RUSSIAN AND SOVIET SCIENCE FICTION

BYRD,
CHARLES

THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA

LECTURER

DARWINISM IN THE WORKS OF MIKHAIL SALTYKOV-SHCHEDRIN

DEL CERRO SANTAMARIA, GERARDO

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY, DESIGN THINKING PROGRAM, AND U.S. FULBRIGHT PROGRAM

MEMBER OF ADVISORY BOARD

RUSSIA AND THE BELT AND ROAD INITIATIVE: MEGAPROJECTS AND DEVELOPMENT

DROZD,
ANDREW

UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

THE RUSSIAN RECEPTION OF DARWIN

GORSHKOV,
BORIS

KENNESAW STATE UNIVERSITY

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

REPRESSED CHILDREN: HISTORY OF CHILDHOOD IN THE EARLY USSR

GRAHAM,
JULIA

CONNECTICUT COLLEGE

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT

LAKE BAIKAL AND SOVIET ENVIRONMENTALISM

KAPLE,
DEBORAH

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY

RESEARCH SCHOLAR

LET’S BE MODERN AND SOVIET: BUILDING SOCIALISM IN CHINA, 1949-1960

KHOKHOLOVA, NATALYA

NORTH EASTERN FEDERAL UNIVERSITY

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

LOST AND FOUND CHILDREN IN THE ARCTIC WILDERNESS

KIRCHOFF,
ALISHA

INDIANA UNIVERSITY AT BLOOMINGTON

GRADUATE STUDENT

THE PARADOX OF GENDERED REPRESENTATION IN RUSSIA’S NOTARY PROFESSION

KOLIMJA,
HAJRIJE
(SRL 2021 PARTICIPANT)

 

RESEARCHER

WOMANIPULATION: THE ILLUSION OF WOMEN’S EMANCIPATION IN COMMUNIST ALBANIA

LAHANA,
MARTHA

 

 

A. S. MATVEEV, 1625-1682

MELANCON,
MICHAEL

AUBURN UNIVERSITY

PROFESSOR

CHRONICLES OF THE 1917 REVOLUTIONS: THE LEFT SOCIALIST REVOLUTIONARIES AND ALLIES

MONDAY, CHRISTOPHER

DONGSEO UNIVERSITY, SOUTH KOREA

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

COUNTERING THE “ORANGE DANGER”: RUSSIAN ANALYSIS OF UKRAINE’S ‘ORANGE REVOLUTION’ AND THE FORMATION OF THE HYBRID WAR IDEOLOGY

PENDSE,
LILADHAR

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY

LIBRARIAN

THE WEST AND SERBIA: EARLY SERBIAN PRINTING (1494-1616)

POLLOCK,
SEAN

WRIGHT STATE UNIVERSITY

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

THE SCIENCE OF RUSSIAN EMPIRE IN THE CAUCASUS IN THE AGE OF ENLIGHTENMENT

POZNAN,
KRISTINA

NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY

VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

MIGRANT NATION BUILDERS: THE POLITICS OF MOBILITY FROM THE AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN EMPIRE TO THE UNITED STATES, 1880S-1920S

PRYZGRODZSKI, ROBERT

WESTERN GOVERNORS UNIVERSITY

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

RUSSIAN SQUARES, JEWISH STREETS, POLISH CITY: WARSAW’S CONTESTED SPACE TO 1926

RICHARDSON, CURTIS

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL

RESEARCHER

POLINA ZHEMCHUZHINA: THE LIFE OF AN ELITE, SOVIET-JEWISH WOMAN

TALATTOF,
KAMRAN

UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA

PROFESSOR

PERSIAN LITERATURE ACROSS PERSIAN WORLD

TALLON,
JAMES

LEWIS UNIVERSITY

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

THE WAR FOR CENTRALIZATION IN ALBANIA AND ARABIA: REBELLION, STATE POWER, AND OTTOMANISM, 1909-1912

WOODBURN,
STEPHEN

SOUTHWESTERN COLLEGE

PROFESSOR

DANILEVSKII CONTRA DARWIN IN THE STRUGGLE FOR RUSSIAN NATIONAL IDENTITY

D’ORO,

GIULIANA

UNIVERSITY OF ROME “LA SAPIENZA”

GRADUATE STUDENT

ISMAIL BY GASPRINKSII’S ‘PEREVODCHIK-TERCÜMAN’ AS AN EXAMPLE OF THE RUSSIAN-TATAR  INTERCULTURAL DIALOG